CANCER PRAYER AND SUPPORT GROUP MEETING: The Corinna Cancer Prayer and Support Group will meet every third Tuesday of the month from 4 to 5 PM at the Corinna United Methodist Church Parsonage (house next to the Church) on the Dexter Road in Corinna. The next meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 21st. The meetings are open to anyone in the community or surrounding communities that has been touched by Cancer. For more information, call Carol at 278-7952.
COUNTRY WESTERN JAM SESSION: There will be a Country Western Jam Session on Friday, May 1st from 6 to 9 PM. This is too benefit Homeless Veterans. All musicans welcome, and the event is open to the public. There will be a 50-50 drawing, refreshments, and a door prize. This event will take place at the American Legion Hall on 47 Maple Street.
TRASH AND TREASURES SALE: The Corinna United Methodist Church Women will be holding their annual Trash and Treasure Sale on Saturday, April 25th from 9 AM to 12 PM. There will be lots of items available for purchase including scrap material for quilters and crafters. The church is located on the Dexter Road. Items will be accepted at the church for the sale by 2 PM on April 24th. Organizers ask that no electronics, clothing or furniture be left. Please call Jackie at 278-2232 for more information.
THIRTEENTH ANNUAL DUCK RACE: The Unity Area Rotary Club will have their Thirteenth Annual Duck Race on Saturday, May 2nd. The race will start at the Unity College footbridge off Route 9. The prizes are $150 for 1st place, $100 for 2nd place and $50 for 3rd place. See any Unity Area Rotary Club member or Crosstrax Catering on Depot Street for tickets. Also, there will be a Community Meal on Saturday, May 2nd at 12 PM at the Unity Community Center.
FREE SPAGHETTI LUNCH: The final monthly free spaghetti lunch will be served at the Newport High Street Congregational Church on Wednesday, April 22nd. The menu consists of spaghetti with meat sauce, coleslaw, garlic bread, homemade desserts, and beverages. The meal will be served from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The church is located at 24 High Street in Newport and all are welcome. Please enter the church on the driveway side, and the meal is served upstairs. An elevator is available for any who need it.
YARD SALE DONATIONS SOUGHT: The Newport Venturing Crew is collecting donations for a yard sale to be held on Saturday, May 16th at the Masonic Hall in Newport. Donations can be brought to Technology Solutions, Inc. at 80 Moosehead Trail in Newport prior to the event. Arrangements can be made to have donations picked up if needed. Proceeds will be used to fund the Crews trips for the summer. For more information, contact Ron Potvin, Crew Advisor, at 368-2880
YARD SALE ITEMS SOUGHT: The Newport VFW is seeking donations of items for an upcoming yard sale in May. They will accept most anything and pick up can be arranged. All money raised will help support veteran charities. Call 341-2492 for more information.
MONTHLY FREE PUBLIC LUNCHEON: There will be a free public luncheon on Saturday, April 25th from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM at the Peoples United Methodist Church on 131 Main Street. The menu will include soups, biscuit, sandwiches, casseroles, and dessert. All are welcome to attend.
INDOOR SALE: Living Word Community Food Cupboard and Thrift Store going out of business indoor sale will be held from Thursday, April 23rd to Saturday, April 25th from 9 AM to 4 PM on Guilford Road. For more information, contact Pastor Bruce at 717-5319.
SUMMERFEST YARD SALE DONATIONS SOUGHT: St. Albans Summerfest Committee is planning a Spring Indoor Yard Sale Fundraiser on two consecutive weekends Friday, May 1st and Saturday, May 2nd then Friday, May 8th and Saturday, May 9th. The sale will take place at the Grange building on Water Street. Donated items for the yard sale can be dropped off daily on the Grange porch. Organizers ask that no televisions or computers be left for the sale. All proceeds from the Indoor Yard Sale will benefit the Summerfest Fireworks Fund. Call 270-1739 with any questions.
RELAY FOR LIFE BINGO: Night Drifters Snowmobile Club will hold a Relay for Life Bingo on Sunday, April 26th. The clubhouse is located on Route 220 and doors will open at 11 AM. Games start at 1 PM. The club kitchen will be open selling concessions. For more information, call 355-5392.
FREE COMMUNITY FELLOWSHIP MEAL: The River Run Church of the Nazarene will be offering a free community fellowship meal on Sunday, April 26th at 1 PM. Food will be available until 2 PM or while supplies last. The menu includes: country chicken chowder, garlic bread, garden salad, dessert, beverages,
and more. A door prize, for those in attendance, will be drawn. Donations of non-perishable food, personal care items, or cash in support of River Run’s community garden, food pantry, and fellowship meals effort will be accepted. A small silent auction will be held to help fund River Run’s community service projects. The meal is free and open to all. It will be served at the Detroit Town Hall on 35 South Main Street. For more information, call or leave a message at 487-5517, or e-mail
BAKED BEAN SUPPER: Stetson Meetinghouse will be the setting for the Widows and Orphans Food Cupboard’s baked bean supper on Saturday, April 25th at 5 PM. The menu will include baked beans, salads, casseroles, breads and desserts. Admission to the meal is by donation. A silent auction will be held during the supper. For more information call 296-2452. Stetson Meetinghouse is located on the Wolfboro Road.
BENEFIT DINNER AND AUCTION: A benefit dinner and auction sponsored by His Light for Haiti on will be held on Saturday, April 25th. The goal of the evening is to raise funds to provide a medical clinic in Haiti in June of 2015. There will be both a silent and live auction as well as jar raffles. The meal will include traditional Haitian and American dishes. Doors will open at 5 PM and the dinner will take place at 5:30 PM. There will be something for everyone. The evening will take place at the Abbot Evangelical Free Church located on Route 15 in Abbot. To make a donation or if you have any questions, please call 564-3598 or 564-0722.
TOWN REUSE CENTER REOPENING: The town of Pittsfield Recycling Committee has announced the town’s Trash to Treasure Re-Use Center will reopen for the season on Saturday, April 25th at 10 AM. The facility is located at 576 Peltoma Avenue in Pittsfield across from the Transfer Station/Recycling Center. Hours of operation at from 10 AM to 4 PM Saturdays until cold weather returns. For more information, please contact Donnie at the Recycling Center at 487-3361 or Kathryn at the Town Office at 487-3136.
CHAMBER BUSINESS AND COMMUNITY EXPO: The Sebasticook Valley Chamber of Commerce (SVCC), the Town of Pittsfield and Maine Central Institute (MCI) will be joining resources to present the 19th Annual Business and Community Expo. This year’s show will be held at MCI located at 295 Main Street. The show will take place from 9 am-1 pm Saturday, May 2nd. Reservations for booth space are now available for the event. An action packed day is planned including children's' activities, presentations and community activities. Both Chamber members and non-members are invited to showcase their items and services for sale to area residents and other businesses. Prices have been drastically reduced making this is a great opportunity for introducing a new product line or promoting a special sales event. Space is available both inside and outside. To reserve your space contact the SVCC at 368-4698 or email Information is also available at